A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion explains several principles of Delaware law useful for corporate and commercial litigators alike. In ETC Northeast Field Services, LLC v. Muse, C.A. No. 2023-0249-MTZ (Del. Ch. May 31, 2024), the Vice Chancellor determined that laches prevented breach of fiduciary duty claims because to allow the claims would

Compared to what might be described as an epistemological analysis of some aspects of Delaware corporate law, this short post is a more practical tool for the toolbox of litigators who can benefit, on a substantive level, from enforcing strict compliance with procedural discovery rules. In the case styled: In re Delaware Public Schools Litigation

I often defer to the professoriate for scholarly reviews of lengthy Chancery decisions.  Professor Ann Lipton provides a review of the Caremark analysis in a recent 100-plus page Chancery decision that discussed a conflicted controller transaction with a problematic special committee.  The case is Firefighters’ Pension System v. Foundation Building Materials, C.A. No. 2022-0466-JTL

The recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision styled In re Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Merger Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 2018-0484-JTL (Del. Ch. May 15, 2024), provides a mini-treatise on the titular topic, and a scholarly deep dive that includes a tour of nearly 40 years of Delaware corporate law on the tension between the contractual

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision addressed many Delaware legal precepts of importance in connection with claims by members in a web of related alternative entities, that have broad application for those involved in commercial and business litigation.

In the case styled Kuramo Capital Management, LLC v. Seruma, C.A. No.  2021-0323-KSJM (Del. Ch.

The Court of Chancery recently explained in the case styled In Re Harris FRC Corporation Merger and Appraisal Litigation, No. 2019-0736-JTL (Del. Ch. Feb. 19, 2024), the difference between the attorney/client privilege and a lawyer’s duty of confidentiality under Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6.

The titular topic was the subject of my latest

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery transcript ruling provides guidance on best practices for how to craft answers to a complaint, in the matter styled: 26 Capital Acquisition Corp. v. Tiger Resort Asia Ltd., C.A. No. 2023-0128-JTL, Transcript (Del. Ch. Feb. 9, 2023). (N.B. In Delaware, transcript rulings can be cited in briefs.)

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